Dr Lana Gerrard-Molle Psychodynamic psychologist , NW2

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I am a Chartered Counselling Psychologist, registered with the BPS and HCPC. I have a broad training in a number of psychological models including Psychodynamic psychotherapy and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), and specialist training in Mentalisation Based Therapy (MBT), Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), and Narrative Explosure Therapy (NET).

Alongside my private practice I work for the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust in their Primary Care Adult Service. I have been working as a Chartered Counselling Psychologist with young people and adults in various NHS and private settings since completing my Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology. I have many years of experience working with individuals suffering from a variety of mental health problems including depression, anxiety, PTSD, and post-natal depression, and, severe and enduring mental illness including psychosis, schizophrenia, bipolar affective disorder and personality disorders. 

My therapeutic approach is relational and I believe that it is important for people to maintain satisfying and fulfilling relationships, both with themselves and others, in order to maintain emotional health. I specialise in psychodynamic psychotherapy which has a particular focus on the ways in which our early experiences shape and influence how we relate to ourselves and others. I work collaboratively with clients to build a strong and secure therapeutic relationship and tailor therapy to fit each individual. 

I offer short-term time limited work as well as long-term psychotherapy. You do not need to commit to ongoing psychotherapy when you make contact with me. Our initial appointment will allow us the opportunity to think together about your current situation and difficulties, and how we could work together.

Training and qualifications

Professional Doctorate in Counselling Psychology - University of East London 2012

Practitioner Psychologist - Health and Care Professions Council

Chartered Psychologist - British Psychological Society 


Initial Consultation 
A full face-to-face psychological assessment and consultation is offered during our first meeting. You do not need to commit to an initial meeting when you make contact with me. I am happy to discuss other treatment options and services with you and would aid with any referrals necessary

Face-to-face Therapy
Following our first meeting, if you decide to engage in therapy with me, sessions are offered at least once weekly and last for 50 minutes. Together we will collaboratively build a shared understanding of your difficulties and agree goals you would like to work towards or changes that you would like to make. 

Phone & Skype Sessions
Therapy sessions can be given on the phone and via skype

Fees for an initial consultation are £120. Fees for ongoing psychotherapy are negotiable and we would discuss this together. Please contact me to discuss further. 

I am available to offer external clinical supervision to both trainee and qualified psychologists, and do so in both my private and NHS work.

As an experienced NHS clinician who has worked in primary, secondary, and in-patient services, I can offer a range of approaches and have extensive experience of mental health issues. My preferred theoretical approach is psychodynamic and my supervisory work largely focuses on the therapeutic relationship and dynamic processes occurring between therapist and patient

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Teignmouth Road, NW2 4HN
Dr Lana Gerrard-Molle
Teignmouth Road